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The Politics of Food

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Course No: POLI.3320-061; SIS Class Nbr: 5660; SIS Term: 3010
Course Status: Open

Course Description

The course will examine current debates in food politics over: regulatory politics and the appropriate reach of the state in food labeling, safety, and oversight; genetically modified food, organic and sustainable agriculture, the effects of economic globalization of the food supply chain and the future of the world food system.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: SS, AMST, ENSC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Christopher Wilkinson
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2020: Sep 01 to Nov 08
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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